EDITORIAL
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
FOREWORD
GUIDE TO FORMAT
INFUSION NURSING SPECIALTY PRACTICE
1. PRACTICE SETTING
2. NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
3. OLDER ADULT PATIENTS
4. INFUSION NURSE
5. CLINICAL COMPETENCIES
6. POSITION DESCRIPTION
7. ETHICS
8. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
9. PHYSICIAN'S OR AUTHORIZED PRESCRIBER'S ORDER AND INITIATION OF THERAPY
10. INFORMED CONSENT
11. PATIENT EDUCATION
12. PLAN OF CARE
13. UNUSUAL OCCURRENCE AND SENTINEL EVENT REPORTING
14. DOCUMENTATION
15. PRODUCT EVALUATION, INTEGRITY, AND DEFECT REPORTING
16. PRODUCT LABELING
17. PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
18. RESEARCH
19. INFECTION CONTROL
20. HAND HYGIENE
21. PREPARING STERILE INFUSION MEDICATIONS
22. STABILITY AND COMPATIBILITY OF PARENTERAL PRODUCTS
23. EXPIRATION AND BEYOND-USE DATES
24. SCISSORS
25. DISPOSAL OF SHARPS, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, AND HAZARDOUS WASTE
26. DISINFECTION OF DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
27. ISOLATION PRECAUTIONS
28. LATEX ALLERGY OR SENSITIVITY
29. ADD-ON DEVICES AND JUNCTION SECUREMENT
30. ARM BOARDS
31. RESTRAINTS
32. FILTERS
33. FLOW-CONTROL DEVICES
34. BLOOD AND FLUID WARMERS
35. INJECTION AND ACCESS CAPS
36. TOURNIQUET
37. SITE SELECTION
38. CATHETER SELECTION
39. HAIR REMOVAL
40. LOCAL ANESTHESIA
41. ACCESS SITE PREPARATION
42. CATHETER PLACEMENT
43. CATHETER STABILIZATION
44. DRESSINGS
45. IMPLANTED PORTS AND PUMPS
46. ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULAS AND HEMODIALYSIS CATHETERS
47. UMBILICAL CATHETERS
48. ADMINISTRATION SET CHANGE
49. CATHETER REMOVAL
50. FLUSHING
51. CATHETER SITE CARE
52. DISCONTINUATION OF THERAPY
53. PHLEBITIS
54. INFILTRATION
55. EXTRAVASATION
56. INFECTION
57. ACCESS DEVICE REPAIR
58. CULTURING FOR SUSPECTED INFUSION-RELATED INFECTIONS
59. CENTRAL CATHETER EXCHANGE
60. CATHETER CLEARANCE
61. CUTDOWN SURGICAL SITE
62. INTRASPINAL ACCESS DEVICES
63. INTRAOSSEOUS ACCESS DEVICES
64. CONTINUOUS SUBCUTANEOUS ACCESS DEVICES
65. ANTINEOPLASTIC AND BIOLOGIC THERAPY
66. PHLEBOTOMY
67. PATIENT-CONTROLLED ANALGESIA
68. PARENTERAL MEDICATION AND SOLUTION ADMINISTRATION
69. PARENTERAL NUTRITION
70. TRANSFUSION THERAPY
71. INTRAVENOUS SEDATION
72. ADMINISTRATION OF PARENTERAL INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS
General References
Illustrations
Glossary
Index